AWS Training and Certification Blog

AWS simplifies program for AWS Partners to offer, deliver, resell AWS Training

AWS Training Partners are currently aligned to the AWS Partner Network to deliver and sell AWS Training. Today, we are pleased to announce an evolution to the AWS Training Partner Program, which combines the previous three programs: 1/AWS Training Partners; 2/Digital Training Partners; and 3/Resellers into one program. AWS Training Partners will be able to […]

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Want to grow your business? Prioritize ongoing skills development

In nearly every industry, employees are looking for an encouraging environment with advancement opportunities. People want the room to learn and grow professionally. A key element in any organization’s strategy for employee engagement and business growth must be ongoing learning and development. However, for many organizations that face competing priorities and razor-thin budgets, providing non-essential […]

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How EPAM used training and certification to elevate its workforce

Amazon Web Services (AWS) Advanced Consulting Partner EPAM Systems Inc. (EPAM) works with clients around the world to design, migrate, build, and support sophisticated cloud applications on AWS. In 2020, EPAM executed a global AWS Training and Certification upskilling initiative, which, as of February 2021, has certified almost 1,000 engineers. The company plans to expand […]

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Tips for taking an AWS Certification exam with exam labs

Registration is now open for the new AWS Certified SysOps Administrator – Associate exam. For the first time, the exam features a combination of three possible question formats, including multiple choice, multiple response, and exam labs. Exam labs allow candidates to showcase their skills by building solutions using the AWS Management Console and AWS Command […]

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Building an Inclusive Culture for Women in IT

Women have played an important role in computing as far back as the eighteenth century (e.g., Ada Lovelace, Grace Hopper, and Katherine Johnson to name just a few pioneers in the industry). However, the proportion of women earning a computer science degree has steadily declined since the mid-1980s, and those who do pursue an IT […]

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Announcing our newest Twitch series, AWS Power Hour: Architecting

Did you know that AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate topped the list of certifications IT professionals wanted to pursue in 2020, according to Global Knowledge? What’s more, it’s also one of the top paid certifications in the industry. Employers often look to validate an individual’s level of expertise through industry certifications. To help those […]

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ICYMI: June new courses, stories, and resources from AWS Training and Certification

Below is a summary of AWS Training and Certification news and updates for June 2021. Dive in and explore more training content, stories, and resources. New AWS Training courses AWS Training and Certification empowers learners of various skill levels, roles, and backgrounds to build knowledge and practical skills. We offer more than 500 free, on-demand […]

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Propel your technical career with AWS Technical Essentials course

Are you a technical professional, new to the cloud, and looking to build your AWS Cloud knowledge? Do you want to learn how to build, compare, and apply highly available, fault-tolerant, scalable, and cost-effective cloud solutions? If so, you’re in the right place. We’ve released the updated one-day classroom course and new digital course, AWS […]

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BAE Systems AI upskilled employees to meet customer demand for AWS expertise

BAE Systems Applied Intelligence (BAE Systems AI), a division of multinational arms, security, and aerospace company BAE Systems, is an AWS Premier Consulting Partner in the AWS Partner Network and provides consultancy-services products and helps customers solve complex cybersecurity problems across multiple sectors, including defense, national security, government, and financial services. Many of its customers […]

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Landing your early cloud career role: Blog 3 – Sharpening your presentation skills

Authors’ notes: This article is ideal for recent college and university graduates or early career professionals interested in applying to technical cloud roles, including associate solutions architect, associate technical trainer, associate technical account manager, associate customer solutions manager, and associate professional services consultant at AWS. In this third and final blog of our series, we’re […]

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